Latest News on Sexual Offences
Showing of 0 - 10 from 13 results
Sexual Offences - Total results - 13
Apr 26, 2019
Youth Bar Association of India files plea in SC for guidelines to protect identity of persons accused of sexual offencesThe plea has also sought a direction to the media to not disclose the identity of persons accused on allegations of sexual offences till completion of investigation by the competent agency.
Oct 07, 2018
Ram Nath Kovind gives assent to Telangana bill to tackle sexual offenders, cybercrimes, bootlegging, drug-traffickingThrough the amendment, the Telangana government has included provisions under which selling of spurious seeds, insecticides, fertilisers, adulteration of food, making of fake documents, unauthorised selling of forest products and gambling are punishable crimes.
Aug 14, 2018
In Meerut, 'Thali Gang' on prowl for sexual predators: Group clangs attention to perpetrators to ensure women's safetyMembers of the Thali Gang in Meerut bang spoons against steel plates outside the homes of sex offenders to draw attention to their crime and ensure action.
Jan 18, 2018
Delhi government opposes criminalisation of marital rape in HC, says it is 'already an offence'The AAP government on Thursday opposed before the Delhi High Court the criminalisation of marital rape, saying it was already an offence under the existing laws.
Jan 11, 2018
Indian laws compartmentalise criminality in rape cases: Notion of 'women as property' eclipses consentThe law compartmentalises the criminality of rape based on the relationship of the victim to the offender. How does one even begin to talk about consent in such a culture?
Sep 11, 2017
In Maharashtra, POCSO sees lowest conviction in speedy trials, victims' character often called into questionA study of 1,330 judgments given under POCSO act across Maharashtra showed several instances when characters of victims were questioned even though the law doesn't allow it
May 28, 2017
Delhi HC to examine CrPC amendment on sanction to try govt officials in sexual offence casesA serving police official has filed a PIL challenging the law that no prior sanction is needed to prosecute a public servant in sexual offence cases.
Jan 24, 2017
Agnelo Valdaris custodial death case: Witnesses tell CBI about 'sexual abuse and torture' by copsIn 2014, the case of 25-year-old Agnelo Valdaris brought immense scrutiny upon the Mumbai Police, when officers handling Valdaris and the three others in a case of theft were accused of brutally torturing Valdaris, subsequently allegedly causing his death while in custody.
Dec 14, 2016
Delhi HC rules compensation to be given to children born out of rapeA child born out of rape is entitled to compensation, independent of any such relief granted to the mother, the Delhi High Court has ruled.
Dec 24, 2014
Delhi: With only a few convictions, 2014 saw rise in sexual crimes against womenAn alarming rise in the number of cases of sexual offences against women and children in Delhi's trial courts in 2014 remained a major concern notwithstanding a few successful prosecutions.